Khabib Nurmagomedov And Dustin Poirier's Classy Post-Fight Exchange At UFC 242 Is Going Viral Again

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Khabib Nurmagomedov And Dustin Poirier's Classy Post-Fight Exchange At UFC 242 Is Going Viral Again

A clip of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier's incredible post-fight exchange after their bout at UFC 242 is doing the rounds again on social media amid the controversy surrounding Conor McGregor.

Earlier this week, Dustin Poirier accused McGregor of failing to live up to his promise of donating $500,000 to the American's charity The Good Fight Foundation, which helps fund food insecurity, health care and disaster relief to the underprivileged in his hometown of Louisiana.


'The Diamond' publicly outed his rival on Twitter for allegedly not paying up, meanwhile a furious McGregor quickly hit back at Poirier, using the fact they are set to have a third fight as part of the reason behind his thinking.

The former two weight UFC champion also responded by claiming he wouldn't donate because he wasn't told how the money was being used.

McGregor and Poirier were set to run it back for a third time at UFC 264 in Las Vegas on July 10 but it looks like that could be in doubt after the Irishman claimed his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier is now off.


Amid the controversy, a clip of Khabib Nurmagomedov's post-fight chat with Poirier has gone viral.

The Russian maintained his unbeaten streak at UFC 242 when he successfully locked in a rear-naked chokehold and retained the UFC lightweight championship.


Khabib then proceeded to wear the former interim lightweight champ's fight shirt after their showdown and promised to sell it and donate all of the money from it to The Good Fight Foundation.

Here is that exchange between Khabib and Poirier. Classy.

Nurmagomedov kept true to his promise and donated $100,000 to the foundation. In fact, UFC president Dana White matched his donation.


Poirier was thrilled with the money raised by Khabib and White and said that "it's going to help a lot of people."

He told MMA Junkie: "I'm proud of that. I appreciate them helping out the charity. It's been growing and I'm very grateful for that."


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Topics: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor Mcgregor, Dustin Poirier, UFC, MMA

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